What are the barriers to employment for young people who are not in education, employment or training (NEET) or who have experience of care? What works best to support them? In partnership with the Education Development Trust (EDT), our latest report draws conclusions from a survey of practitioners and young people to understand the barriers […]

Elementor #15550

Employability Day 2023 takes place on Friday 30 June. This year’s theme is: #WorkingForBetterWork. The UK labour market is transforming in front of us. 4.4 million people worked in the gig economy last year; working from home is now the norm for many sectors of the economy; in-work poverty and universal credit; economic inactivity and […]

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Apply now following these easy steps Find your previous 12 months of turnover, and check which category applies here full membership relates only to turnover of employment support services associate membership is your total turnover from all sources Read the terms and conditions of membership Complete the online application here Start enjoying exclusive membership benefits

UK Shared Prosperity Fund news for England

Please share ERSA’s post on Linkedin here and twitter here. ERSA has been working on replacement of the European Social Fund for employment, skills and anti poverty programmes since 2016. More recently we have engaged with Ministers, Number 10, DWP and DLUHC arguing that England’s People and Skills be brought forward to 2023. We know […]

Policy briefing: Job guarantee and rotation – a way towards an inclusive labour market?

Job guarantee and rotation: a way towards an inclusive labour market? A policy briefing by Professor David Etherington, Staffordshire University and Elizabeth Taylor, Employment Related Services Association (July 2022) There is a view that ‘official’ unemployment rates mask a substantial hidden unemployment according to researchers from Sheffield Hallam University. They argue that the substantial increase in […]

Research Note | July 2022

UK Economic Policy, Inflation & Employment Support Author: Dr Andrew Morton, Labour Market, Policy and Research Officer Research Note | July 2022 This note will look that the emerging economic policy context within which employment support will have to operate over the next few years. Understanding an economic context marked by high inflation, the cost […]